The Citi® / AAdvantage® Executive World Elite Mastercard®* will provide the most miles for your moola if you’re a relatively frequent AA traveler who wants access to American’s Admirals Club lounges.
Awards: Earn 4 AAdvantage miles per dollar spent on eligible American Airlines purchases until December 31, 2022, then earn 2 AAdvantage miles per dollar spent. Earn 1 mile for every dollar spent on all other purchases.
Welcome offer: Earn 80,000 American Airlines AAdvantage® bonus miles after $5,500 in purchases within the first 3 months of account opening. Plus, Admirals Club® membership (a value of up to $650).
Annual fees: $450
Other advantages and disadvantages: In addition to access to the Admirals Club lounge, cardholders can enjoy one free checked bag on domestic routes for themselves and up to eight companions traveling on the same booking, up to 10 authorized users at no additional cost who will also receive access to Admirals Club lounges, a Global Entry or TSA PreCheck® handling fee credit, priority boarding for Group 4, priority check-in and security access, and 25% discount on in-flight food and beverage purchases. Cardholders will also not pay foreign transaction fees.